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Agile acrobats

Agile acrobats
We have some enthusiastic young acrobats among our children at the Happy House.  They like to perform feats of balance and agility that illustrate their motor coordination skills and their abilit...
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Auntie Dawn's new sponsor friend

Auntie Dawn's new sponsor friend
DawnHeather White, Auntie Dawn to our children at Happy House, is a loving and loyal friend to our family. She's been visiting regularly since we opened and on this trip, from her home in Northern Ire...
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Teachers in training

Teachers in training
Teachers joining our staff at Happy House seize the opportunities it gives to learn new things. And at Happy House computer fluency is vital. In this video,  Mr Chris is giving a workshop on...
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In the hearts of Happy House

In the hearts of Happy House
Christmas Day dawns to the great excitement of our children at Happy House. They will be celebrating as a family, with one or two of our good friends who are visiting Watamu, at Mama and Papa's home. ...
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Yuletide rock

Yuletide rock
Our kids at Happy House  will be rocking around the Christmas tree this year!  Some of them will be dancing to rock'n' roll favourites at their Christmas party and show. Here we see a few mo...
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Wishing you a merry Christmas

Wishing you a merry Christmas
Some of the older members of our family are today wishing you a merry Christmas in song.  Jacinta introduces the video which was filmed at their rehearsals for their Christmas show.
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Creative for Christmas

Creative for Christmas
Nothing goes to waste in Kenya. And using imagination to repurpose something that would be thrown away comes as second nature. We have large bandas to decorate for our Happy House family Christmas and...
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Let them shine ...

Let them shine ...
Another glimpse of preparations for Christmas with the song and dance troupe being coached by Rukia.  These little ones are having a great time and what shining stars they are! 
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Sportsview

Sportsview
Soccer is the only sport our Happy House kids really want to talk about.  In this video, made last weekend, Brian, Charity, Greg tell you about their top teams - not that they share a view!&...
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Christmas bells are jingling at Happy House

Christmas bells are jingling at Happy House
Santa will be bringing fewer gifts to our children this Christmas as Mama Sue explained in yesterday's video. We won't be able to give out new clothes, as we usually do, because with the pandemic virt...
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Christmas is coming

Christmas is coming
With almost 60 children in the family, Mama Sue always plans well ahead for Christmas. And this year, planning has to be even more rigorous than usual. The huge fall in visitors to Happy House, becaus...
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Soccer catch-up for kids

Soccer catch-up for kids
Morphin and his friends  at Happy House were thrilled to be able to catch-up on watching one of last weekend's matches -Leeds United vs Aston Villa.  The match was too late for the kids...
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Happy House changed my life, by Nasri

Happy House changed my life, by Nasri
When Nasri Juma came to Happy House as one of our Dr Danwata scholars in 2014 he was shy and lacking in self-belief. There had been huge gaps in his schooling because there was no money to pay. H...
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Birthday love and lollipops

Birthday love and lollipops
It was Mama Sue's birthday yesterday and  not keeping the treats to herself, there were lollipops all round for for the children.  They held a special Kidz Club so the family wish their much...
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Butterflies bring a song for Sunday

Butterflies bring a song for Sunday
Four little flutterbys bring us a lovely performance of Butterfly, Butterfly. It was their special performance for their Mama Sue at her early birthday party.  The children were happy and co...
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Birthday show for Mama Sue

Birthday show for Mama Sue
Children at the Happy House put on a birthday show for Mama Sue who will be celebrating her birthday on October 16. It was an early party, held at Mama and Papa's house in Turtle Bay, and coincided wi...
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Our girl is doing well

Our girl is doing well
It's now more than a month since Janet, the oldest of our Happy House family, flew the nest.  Janet, who had lived in our care since we opened in 2010, is the first of our children to leave home ...
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Happy House welcomes friends from the UK

Happy House welcomes friends from the UK
Welcoming visitors is very special in the tough times when few people are traveling to Kenya for holidays.  But our good friends Angela Lewis and David Paris didn't let coronavirus restrictions a...
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Celebrating World School Milk Day

Celebrating World School Milk Day
Happy House was delighted to celebrate School Milk Day by welcoming a guest from the Kenya Dairy Board. Joyce had traveled from Nairobi to promote the benefits of the school milk programme i...
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Song for Sunday

Song for Sunday
He's got the whole world in His hands is the song chosen by the group of Happy House children singing for you today.  This wonderful, uplifting, song of praise is always a favourite.  We&nbs...
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